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'Great innovation' needed on climate change

80% cut in emissions put forward

An ambitious plan to slash the Island's carbon emissions by 80% will be put before Tynwald next week.

The goal, set for 2050, is set out in a government document detailing a variety of strategies.

It's hoped a focus on efficient infrastructure, and a greater reliance on clean energy, will help to lower annual greenhouse gas emissions by 8 tonnes per person.

DEFA member Ralph Peake MHK says the focus is on innovation:

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